JEE Main 2017 exam is the most sought exam among the students of India. JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is a two tier examination (Main & Advanced) regulated by CBSE Board. Candidates can get admissions in B.Tech/B.Archprogrammes offered by NITs, IIITs and other engineering institutions through JEE Main exam while IITs offer these courses through JEE Advanced exam. JEE Main exam is also considered as a qualifying exam to appear JEE Advanced exam. Candidates can check here the authentic and detailed information of JEE Main 2017 including application form, exam dates, exam pattern, eligibility and syllabus.

Important Points:

  • The weightage of 12th marks will not be considered for calculating JEE Main score from 2017.
  • There is no minimum criteria for 12th percentage for appearing JEE Main 2017 exam.


JEE Main 2017 Exam Dates:

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The notification for JEE Main 2017 registration will be released in November 2016.

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JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are suggested to check the JEE Main 2017 eligibility criteria before applying:

  • Age Limit: Candidate’s date of birth should fall on or after 01 October, 1992 for general candidates and 01, October 1987 for SC, ST and PwD candidates.
  • Candidates appearing/passed 12th or equivalent exam in 2015 or 2016 with PCM are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have passed 12th or equivalent exam in 2014 are not eligible to apply.
  • Number of Subjects in 12th: Aspirants should have minimum five subjects in 12th/qualifying examination.
  • Number of Attempts: Candidate can attempt JEE Main exam three times only.
  • Diploma (3 years) holders are also eligible to apply.

JEE Main 2017 Application Form

  • Candidates are required to fill the JEE Main Application Form 2017 only through online process.
  • No other modes will be entertained to fill and submit the application form.
  • The application form will be released from the first week of December, 2016.
  • Candidate can submit only one application form. More than one application form filling will lead to rejection.
  • There is no need to send the printed application form to the CBSE Board.

Application Fee:

The application fee payment can be made through two modes online mode (debit/credit card) oroffline mode (e-challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank).

The application fee criteria of JEE Main exam is mentioned below:

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JEE Main Application Form Correction:

  • Candidates will have a chance to made correction in the application form.
  • Correction period will be announced for one week in the second half of January, 2017(Tentatively).
  • Any further corrections in application form after closing the correction period will not be entertained.
  • Only selected and permitted entries may be modified.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern

The JEE Main 2017 exam pattern for paper I and Paper II is given below:

JEE Main Paper I:

  • Courses: It is held for engineering courses (B.Tech/BE).
  • Number of Questions: It is consisted of 90 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Subjects: The paper will be asked from subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Language: Hindi, English (candidates can select while filling the application form)
  • Mode: It will be commenced via both; online & offline.
  • Duration: 3 hours.  (4 hours for the candidates having 40% or more disability)
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response or multi-responses.

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JEE Main Paper II:

  • Courses: It is held for Architecture course. (B.Arch).
  • Number of Questions: It is consisted of 82 questions (MCQs) out of which 30 questions from mathematics, 50 questions from aptitude test and 2 questions (descriptive) of drawing test.
  • Subjects: The paper will be asked from subjects as Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing.
  • Language: Hindi, English (candidates can select while filling the application form)
  • Mode: It will be commenced via offline mode.
  • Duration: 3 hours. (4 hours for the candidates having 40% or more disability)
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct response (2 questions of drawing will carry 70 marks).
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect or multi-responses.

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Preparation Tips:

Candidates may check the JEE Main preparation tips for scoring well in the exam. Every year a large number of candidates appear to this exam. First of all, candidates should prepare for this exam as per officially prescribed syllabus. Candidates should gather the best study materials for preparation. Also including previous years question papers in study material will get them familiar with the exam pattern and questions weightage.

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus:

Before preparing for exam, candidates are advised to gather complete information regarding JEE Main Syllabus 2017. JEE Main 2017 syllabus will be composed of paper 1 and paper 2 syllabus. JEE main paper 1 will be asked for the B.Tech (Engineering) while paper 2 will be asked for architecture (B.Arch).


JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus:

The JEE Main paper 1 will be composed of all theory topics of three subjects which are physics, chemistry and mathematics.


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus:

The JEE Main paper 2 has been divided into three parts i.e. mathematics, aptitude test and drawing test.


JEE Main Admit Card:

The JEE Main 2017 Admit Card will be released by the authority in the first week of March, 2016(Tentative). Candidates can download the admit card from the official website of JEE Main. To download the admit card candidates are required to provide their roll number and board details of 12th class or equivalent exam on the official website of JEE Main.

Display of Answer Key:

After the JEE Main exam, the official answer key and images of response sheets (OMR sheets) will be displayed in the second week of April, 2017 (Tentative). Candidates can download the answer key through the official website of JEE Main. If candidate is not satisfied with the answer key then the candidate can make a written challenge.

JEE Main 2017 Result:

The result will be declared on the 27th April, 2017. Candidates can check their JEE Main Result 2017 through the official site. Students are required to enter their roll number and date of birth and click on the submit button to generate your score card. After the result announcement, merit list will be prepared only on the basis of JEE Main Score. From the year 2017 board marks will not be taken in to account for preparing JEE main merit, but candidates who wish to take admission in to IIT’s, IIIT’s, NIT’s, CFTI’s must score atleast 75% in their class 12th board exams as the mandatory eligibility.

JEE Main 2017 Cut-off:

The cut-off is the minimum score required by the candidates to get admission in the top colleges of the country. The JEE Main 2017 Cut-off will be decided by various factors such as number of students appearing for the exam, difficulty level of exam, etc. Here we have mentioned the cut-off based on the previous year analysis:

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JEE Main 2017 Counselling:

Candidates will be called for counselling procedure as per to their rank obtained in the merit list. The JEE Main 2017 Counselling will be started from the first week of July, 2017 (Tentatively). Counselling will be handled by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority). The counselling has been divided into various rounds. After each round allotment result will be announced separately.

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